Rice -- Extremely quick defender who disrupts the opposition... Charges into senior season after another exceptional year with the program... Selected as one of the team's co-captains in 2007 after serving as a co-captain in 2006... Twin sister, Clory, is a senior forward with the team... 2006: All-Central Region (SoccerBuzz.com, first team); All-Conference USA (first team); C-USA All-Academic (honorable mention); Voted as the Owls' Player of the Year... Played in all 18 games with 17 starts... Helped the Owls emerge as one of the best defenses in the region, leading a back line that allowed the second-fewest goals (18) and shots per game (10.4) of any team in Conference USA... Key defender in the team's 10 shutouts... Scored first Rice goal in a road win at Stephen F. Austin... Assisted on her sister's school record-tying third goal of the game against crosstown foe Texas Southern... Took a season-high three shots in a televised game at Texas-El Paso... Played 1,620 of the team's 1661 minutes (97.5 percent)... 2005: All-Conference USA (second team); C-USA All-Academic; Shared the team's Player of the Year Award (with Erin Droeger)... Also shared the Warrior Award (with Ashley Lucas) as the Owl who displays the most heart and desire in practices and games... One of only three players on the team to start all 21 games... Helped the Owls become one of the best defenses in the region, allowing the second-fewest shots per game (10.5) and the fewest goals (20) in Conference USA... Key defender in the team's nine shutouts... Recorded an assist in the regular season win over C-USA foe UTEP... Credited with a shot on goal on the road at Central Florida.
Northwestern -- Started all 20 games at Northwestern as a true freshman in 2004... Only freshman to start every match... Helped the Wildcats to a 10-8-2 record and fifth place finish in the Big 10... Assisted on goals against Iowa and Minnesota.
Club -- Region III ODP player in 2002 and 2003 for the '86 Warriors... Won 2003 South Texas title and advanced to under-17 girls' regional semifinal.
High School -- Four-year letterwinner in soccer... Named all-Southern Preparatory Conference (SPC)... Helped team to SPC runner-up finish in 2003... Coached by Jon McCain, Bobby Murphy and Charleton Perry... Also lettered in field hockey, where she served as team captain, and track.
Personal -- Full name: Mary Elizabeth Martin. Born: May 9, 1986 at Dallas. Parents: Bill and Remie Martin, Austin (one brother, two sisters). Older sister, Abby, played competitive soccer until a career-ending injury. Brother, Lawrence, played team handball at Army (1995-98).
Year GP/GS Shots Goals Asst. Points GWG
2005 21/21 2 0 1 1 0
2006 18/17 9 1 1 3 0
Totals 39/38 11 1 2 4 0
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